DOH: COVID-19 cases in Quezon City rise to 1,104


Posted at Apr 25 2020 05:03 AM

MANILA - The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Quezon City has risen to 1,104, the city government said Friday, citing Department of Health (DOH) data.

In a bulletin released 11 p.m., the city government said 133 patients have recovered from the disease, while the number of fatalities is at 106.

The number of COVID-19 cases with complete addresses in Quezon City is now at 956, the city government added.

Of this number, the Quezon City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit and district offices have validated 788 cases so far.

Barangay Batasan Hills still has the most COVID-19 cases with 43, followed by Matandang Balara with 35, and Culiat at 31.

Meanwhile, District 4 has the most COVID-19 cases among the city's 6 districts, with 191.

The city government has placed 34 barangays under "extreme enhanced community quarantine" due to the number of COVID-19 cases in the areas.

The national government earlier announced that it will be extending the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila and other regions for two weeks while placing other areas under different general community quarantine.

The Philippines has recorded 7,192 coronavirus infection, of whom 477 died while 762 recovered.